Thursday, March 31, 2011

Playlist: March 30, 2011

Johnny Nitro and The Door Slammers, Nitro Express
California Honeydrops, Train Song
     Fri 4/01 @ Sophia's Thai Kitchen
     Sat 4/02 @ Cafe du Nord
Rupa & The April Fishes, La Pêcheuse
     Fri 4/01 @ The Independent
Seth Augustus, Till the End of the Line
     Fri 4/01 @ Revolution Cafe
Tip of the Top, Fannie Mae
     Fri 4/01 @ The Union Room
Little Wolf & The Hellcats, Early In The Morning
     Fri 4/01 @ Lou's Pier 47
Big Cat Tolefree, The Thrill Is Gone
     Fri 4/01 @ Biscuits and Blues

John Jorgenson Quintet, Dr. Jazz
     Thu 3/31 @ Don Quixote's International Hall of Music
     Fri 4/01 @ Freight & Salvage
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, How'm I Doin?
     Sat 4/02 @ The Showroom
Beausoleil, Baby, Please Don't Go
     Fri 4/01 @ Great American Music Hall
     Sat 4/02 @ Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Big Head Blues Club, All My Love's In Vain
Stone Foxes, I Killed Robert Johnson
     Sat 4/02 @ The Caravan Lounge
     Fri 4/08 @ The New Parish
Paul Simon, So Beautiful or So What
     from the forthcoming album So Beautiful or So What

Derek & The Dominos, Evil
Derek & The Dominos, Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
Sonny Boy Williamson, You're An Old Lady
Robert Lockwood Jr, See See Rider Blues
Etta Baker (with Taj Mahal), John Henry
Lucille Bogan, Shave 'Em Dry
Alberta Hunter, You Can't Tell the Difference After Dark
Lowell Fulson, Lonely Hours
Harold Burrage, I Don't Care Who Knows
Rufus Thomas, Walking The Dog
William Clarke, Chromatic Jump
Mitch Woods and His Rocket 88's, Down Boy Down
Leon Russell, It's A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
     from the forthcoming album The Best of Leon Russell
Derek & The Dominos, Matchbox
     from the new 40th anniversary edition Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Playlist: March 23, 2011

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Pinetop Perkins, Pinetop's Boogie Woogie
Pinetop Perkins, How Long (feat. Elvin Bishop)
Muddy Waters, Caldonia
Robert Nighthawk, Six Three O
Pinetop Perkins & Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith, Take My Hand, Precious Lord
     Joe Willie 'Pinetop' Perkins 1913-2011

Taj Mahal, Strong Man Holler
     Fri 3/25 @ The Independent
     Sat 3/26 @ Harrah's Lake Tahoe
     Sun 3/27 @ Uptown Theatre
Quinn Deveaux & The Blue Beat Review, Leave My Woman Alone
     Thu 3/24 @ Amnesia
     Sat 3/26 on West Coast Live
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Jumpin' In The Morning
     Sat 3/26 @ Red Poppy Art House
     Mon 3/28 @ The Orbit Room
Phil Berkowitz, If You Were Mine
     Sat 3/26 @ The Union Room
Mitch Woods, Too Many Drivers
     Wed 3/30 @ Biscuits and Blues
Candye Kane, Ik Hou Van Je (I Love You)
     Fri 3/25 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sat 3/26 @ Poor House Bistro
Seth Augustus, Cathode Ray
     Sat 3/26 @ The Make-Out Room

Lester Chambers, Boogie Children
John Coltrane, My Favorite Things
Aretha Franklin, How I Got Over
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Shout, Sister, Shout!
Bonnie Raitt, Everybody's Cryin' Mercy

Jimmie Vaughan, Wheel Of Fortune
Marcia Ball, Roadside Attractions
     from the forthcoming album Roadside Attractions
Jeff Healey, Guitar Duet Stomp
Pete Johnson, Shuffle Boogie
Otis Spann, Nobody Knows Chicago Like I Do (Party Blues)
Juke Boy Bonner, Well Baby
Bo Carter, Let Me Roll Your Lemon
Son House, Walking Blues
Sonny Boy Williamson, Springtime Blues

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Playlist: March 16, 2011

Tom Waits, Lucky Day
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Maybe Later
     Thu 3/17 @ Sausalito Seahorse
     Fri 3/18 @ Café Claude
     Sat 3/19 @ Monroe Hall
Emily Anne Reed, Honey Babe Blues
     Fri 3/18 @ Revolution Cafe
     Mon 3/21 @ The Rickhouse
Seth Augustus, Slim Sam
     Thu 3/17 @ El Valenciano
Tip of the Top, One Of These Mornings
     Sat 3/19 @ The Quarter Note

The Soul of John Black, Digital Blues
     from the forthcoming album Good Thang
The Soul of John Black, I Knew A Lady
     Fri 3/18 @ Biscuits and Blues
North Mississippi Allstars, Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
     from the new album Keys to the Kingdom
Steve Dawson, Nightshade
     from the forthcoming album Nightshade
Hot Tuna, Children of Zion
     from the forthcoming album Steady As She Goes
Gino Matteo, Ophelia
     Fri 3/18 @ The Torch Club
     Sat 3/19 @ Biscuits and Blues
     Sun 3/20 @ Poor House Bistro
Lightnin' Hopkins, Going Home Blues (Going Back And Talk To Mama)
Lightnin' Slim, Lightnin's Blues
Cathy Lemons and Johnny Ace, Stay

Special in-studio guests: Johnny Ace, Tony Perez, Burt Winn,
     and Lizard

     Johnny Nitro Memorial Shows: Sunday 3/20 @ The Saloon,
     Wednesday 3/30 @ Club Fox
Johnny Nitro and the Door Slammers, Ratocaster (live)
Johnny Nitro and the Door Slammers, Car Fixin' Blues (live)
Johnny Nitro and the Door Slammers, Dirty Dishes (live)
Johnny Nitro and the Door Slammers, He Knows The Rules
Johnny Nitro and the Door Slammers, Trouble
Johnny Nitro and the Door Slammers, One More Nite

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Playlist: March 9, 2011

Blues Hits of '41

Muddy Waters, I Be's Troubled
Champion Jack Dupree, Junker's Blues
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra, Take The 'A' Train
Glenn Miller Orchestra, Chattanooga Choo Choo
William Gillespie, Blues In The Night
Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Blues In The Night

Generation '41

Doug Sahm (w/ Bob Dylan), Blues Stay Away From Me
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Sure 'Nuff 'n' Yes, I Do
The Animals, House Of The Rising Sun
Long John Baldry, Black Girl
The Beatles, Three Cool Cats
Isley Brothers, Twist And Shout
Otis Redding, Respect
Barrett Strong, You Knows What To Do
Marvin Gaye, Can I Get A Witness
Peetie Wheatstraw, Peetie Wheatstraw
Blind Boy Fuller, Truckin' My Blues Away

The Bay Area in Blues Song

Buddy Guy, Hello San Francisco
Dough Sahm, San Francisco FM Blues
Floyd Dixon, San Francisco Blues
Chuck Berry, San Francisco Dues
Tommy Castro, Calling San Francisco

Lowell Fulson, Market Street Blues
Lowell Fulson, Fillmore Mess Around
Omar Shariff, Fillmore Street Boogie
Fillmore Slim, Playboy
Mitch Woods and His Rockets 88s, Golden Gate Jump
Lightnin' Hopkins, Up On Telegraph Avenue
Quinn Deveaux, Oakland Blues (in-studio)
Rodger Collins, Foxy Girls In Oakland
Freddie King, San-Ho-Zay
Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup, Mean Old Frisco Blues
Omar Shariff, San Francisco Can Be Such A Lonely Place
Sugar Pie DeSanto, Hello San Francisco Part 2